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Michael Gilbert Wood

September 3, 1960 ~ August 12, 2018 (age 57)

Michael Gilbert "Woody" Wood, age 57, of Nashville, TN, died, August 12, 2018 at his residence. A native of Rutherford County, he was a son of Ernest E. Wood, Jr. and the late Peggy L. Padgett; he was a self employed siding contractor and framer, a veteran having served in the US Army, and was a volunteer for Operation Stand Down Tennessee.

Survivors include three sisters, Melinda Curtis and husband Steven of Dover, TN, Sammie Jo Shepherd and husband Tim of Asheville, NC, and Melissa Vaughn of Tampa, FL. There are several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Monday, August 20, 2018, in The Padgett & King Chapel. Interment will follow in the Eternal Hills Memorial Park with military honors accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 1 until 2 PM prior to the service.

 In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Operation Stand Down Tennessee, 1125 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

The Padgett & King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of  arrangements and an online guest registry is available at

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